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March 4, 2022

Online Classes Next Week: Keeping Up With Change, Retaining Top Employees, & Time Management Tips

Talent, Technology, Timing – What You Need to Know about What’s Coming around the Corner 
Tuesday, March 8, 1:30-3:00 PM (Eastern)

Engineering is evolving fast, and those who are adapting will be best placed for what is next. Reconciling what your practice is today and what it needs to be tomorrow is strategically important. But what does tomorrow look like? How do we position for talent? What role does technology evolution play? How do we hit timing right without overinvestment?

Join Simon Goodhead of The Coxe Group to review the tools and tactics your firm can use to meet the rapid pace of technology change, society and economic impacts, and how to focus on talent.

You will learn how to:

  • Hit the talent need with technology and timing.
  • Look at strategic thinking beyond a SWOT analysis and next year’s revenue plan.
  • Use data to predict future patterns when adjusting for variables

Click here to register.

Retaining Top Performers Through Recognition Programs
Wednesday, March 9, 1:30-3:00 PM (Eastern)

Industry studies show that employees are highly influenced to stay at their firms and feel more engaged when regularly recognized for their accomplishments. Companies that regularly say thank you to their employees outperform their competition by up to 50% and have 31% lower turnover. 

In this session, June Jewell of AEC Business Solutions will show you how intentional and structured recognition programs improve morale, increase employee performance, and impact retention, and share best practices for implementing an effective program in your firm.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the top reasons employees stay at an A&E Firm
  • Understand the psychology and benefits of recognition programs
  • Get some tips for implementing a recognition program at your firm

Click here to register.

The D.I.S. Multi-Tool: Reclaim Your Time
Thursday, March 10, 1:30-3:00 PM (Eastern)

Learn three powerful strategies to get more out a day, conserve your energy and reach your personal and professional goals. From senior managers to emerging leaders, time and energy are finite. How do you meet your commitments and have a life on your terms by Delegating, Ignoring and Shrinking time sinks like email, meetings, interruptions and those last minute emergencies? 

Leo MacLeod will show you how to empower your teams and make progress toward in your career by learning this simple but powerful formula that works for everything in your way of your priorities!

You will learn to:

  • Distinguish and prioritize tasks as important vs. urgent
  • Identify two specific time sinks you can eliminate
  • Understand the essentials of effective delegation
  • Reduce dramatically the time you are in email

Click here to register.

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